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Travel Buddy Of The Week: Casas De La Esperanza

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Casas de la Esperanza. Casas de la Esperanza - Volunteer Global more»

Internships Abroad: Where To Go, What To Do, And How To Get Started

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December 31, 1969

I am so excited for Volunteer Global’s new intern abroad programs. more»

Volunteering With A Political Campaign: What You Can Do And How To Get Started!

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December 31, 1969

'Tis the season—the election season, that is! As the 2012 election gets closer, so does the frenzy with which candidates campaign across the United States. Since people are campaigning right now for nearly every level of government, there is a huge variety in the type of work that you can do as a volunteer and where you can do it. more»

Animal Cruelty Reported in Lycoming County

1 year 27 weeks ago

Animal Cruelty Reported in Lycoming County - PSP Montoursville are seeking additional information in an incident of animal cruelty that ocurred last month in Woodward Township. Trooper James Doane said on Sept. 9 between 6:15 a.m. more»

Weekend Roundup: October 5, 2012

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December 31, 1969

News & EventsVolunteering in Canada- Volunteer Global

Our friends at Volunteer Forever officially launched their crowdfunding and review platforms last month. more»

Volunteering Abroad In Canada: A Look At Three Organizations Providing Service Projects Nationwide

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December 31, 1969

Looking for a volunteer abroad experience that provides all the comforts of speaking English or French, while also staying rooted in North America? Interested in serving populations and programs that are oftentimes overlooked in developed societies, but crucial to the social justice of the country’s inhabitants? more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Volunteering To Learn

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Volunteering To Learn.Volunteering To Learn Logo - Volunteer Global more»

Want To Take An Alternative Break? Here's What You Can Do!

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December 31, 1969

Erin Budmayr recently joined the Volunteer Global team as our Campus Program Development intern. A senior at the University of South Dakota, Erin is helping us develop our campus partnership programs. more»

Three Urban Volunteer Abroad Opportunities

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December 31, 1969

Have you noticed that most volunteer abroad programs you’ll look at take place in rural or remote areas? What about those programs taking place in larger cities? What’s available, and how can you get there?Washington, DC - Volunteer Global more»

Keen, Wesley L. Jr.

1 year 28 weeks ago

Wesley L. Keen Jr., 30, of Avis, went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Jersey Shore Hospital. 

He was born Nov. 12, 1981, in Jersey Shore, the son of Wesley L. Keen Sr. and Jeanette "Jet" Bilby. more»

Feigles, Roger D.

1 year 28 weeks ago

Roger D. Feigles

(October 20, 1950 - September 28, 2012)

Roger D. Feigles, 61, of Muncy, died Friday, September 28, 2012, at his home.

Born October 20, 1950, he was a son of Donald and the late Alma Eichenlaub Feigles. more»

The Mysterious World Of Virtual Volunteering

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December 31, 1969

Sensitive to harsh elements? Low on funds for travel? Work and other commitments keeping you from the volunteer projects of your dreams? Virtual volunteering may be the solution! more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Volunteer Capital Centre

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Volunteer Capital Centre. Volunteer Capital Centre Logo - Volunteer Global more»

Partnership Preview: Volunteer Forever, Your Gateway To Volunteering Abroad

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December 31, 1969

Earlier this month, I had the lucky opportunity to sit down with Billy Beltz and Steve Weddle, the creators of Volunteer Forever, a brand new volunteer abroad crowdfunding and research website. more»

Jersey Shore YMCA 'Ride/Walk With the Y' Benefits Community’s Youth

1 year 29 weeks ago

Sunday, September 23, 2012, the second day of autumn, was a beautiful, cool, breezy, partly cloudy day, ideal for the 9th Annual “Ride/Walk With The Y,” sponsored by the Jersey Shore Branch of the River Valley Regional YMCA. more»

Copperhead Is a Rare Sight

1 year 29 weeks ago

A much rarer sight than a timber rattlesnake, the copperhead is our state's other beautiful poisonous reptile. This particular one was right smack on the Pine Creek Rail Trail at 3 p.m., Monday, September 24th, about 100 yards south of the gates at the Venture Inn, approximately two-and-a-half miles from the southern terminus of the trail in Jersey Shore. more»

Five Great Volunteer Abroad Opportunities For This Fall

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December 31, 1969

I don’t know about you, but after record-breaking heat waves this summer, I can’t be more excited for fall weather. It’s my favorite time of the year; in my neck of the woods, we’re all ready for pumpkin spice lattes, colorful scarves, apple cider, and hiking.Autumn volunteer opportunities - Volunteer Global more»

Volunteering For Emergency Response

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December 31, 1969

Volunteering for emergency response is one of the oldest and most popular types of domestic volunteering, but it also extends internationally in cases of disasters that necessitate emergency response. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Volunteer Uganda School

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Volunteer Uganda School.Volunteer Uganda School Kyabirwa - Volunteer Global more»

Service-Learning As A Nationwide Initiative: Join The Movement!

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December 31, 1969

Plenty of people have difficulty with distinguishing the difference between community service and service-learning. more»

Really, Really Important Peanut Butter: Adventures In Customs

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December 31, 1969

“Mr. Lee? Sir, we can escort your item for you to the plane.”JIF Peanut Butter - Volunteer Global

I noticed that the tone of the woman’s voice was kind as it interrupted my thoughts. I managed a soft, courteous, but extremely confused “I’m sorry…” leaving my mouth half-open. more»

Weekend Roundup: September 14, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Welcome to our newest Weekend Roundup--we hope you had a great week! Seoul, South Korea - Volunteer Global

Announcements

Erin Budmayr has joined the Volunteer Global team as our Campus Program Development Intern--check out her bio here! more»

The Worst Criminal Act Ever Allegedly Perpetrated Along The Pine Creek Rail Trail

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1 year 31 weeks ago

I have remained silent far too long on an issue of grave importance to those who use the Pine Creek Rail Trail. Recently, I met a friend and fellow bicycling enthusiast while out on the trail. He insisted that I stop and listen to his recall of an awful incident he had experienced, at the crossing of a country road with the trail—in fact, where we were at that moment. more»

Volunteering In South Korea

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December 31, 1969

Imagine a country that for most of its existence was part of another and influenced greatly by other countries both in the region and around the world during times of imperialism—but that exists today with independence, and has been transformed into one of the world’s top 20 economies and enjoys one of the greatest standards of living in the region. more»

Jersey Shore Driver Sustains Major Injury in Lycoming County Crash

1 year 31 weeks ago

Jersey Shore Driver Sustains Major Injury in Lycoming County Crash- PSP Montoursville report a 41-year-old man sustained major injuries following a one-vehicle crash in Bastress Township. Trooper Justin Bieber said about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, Christopher McCann was traveling west on Route 654 approximately 200 feet north of Jacks Hollow Road. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Thai Experience

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December 31, 1969

This week's featured Travel Buddy is Thai Experience.Thai Experience - Volunteer Global more»

Reverse Culture Shock: What Changes When You Come Home?

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December 31, 1969

I was finally going home. After six beautiful full months living abroad, I would be returning back to my family, career, and rather dusty comfort zone. So much of me was excited; I was thrilled to be able to easily grocery shop again and couldn’t wait to taste my mom’s mashed potatoes. Still, a part of me felt uneasy. more»

Weekend Roundup: September 7, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, everybody! We hope you had a great week--fall's just around the corner, and we're excited to bring you our newest news, events, and posts from Travel Buddies and friends!Weekend Roundup for September 7, 2012 - Volunteer Global more»

Dalton, Thomas A.

1 year 31 weeks ago

Thomas A. Dalton

(August 1, 1952 - September 7, 2012)

Thomas A. Dalton, 60, of South Williamsport, Pa., died Friday September 7, 2012 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.

Tom was born in Johnstown, Pa on August 1, 1952, a son of Martin James and Pauline Martha Diamond Dalton. more»

Did Volunteering Change The Face Of The Olympics?

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December 31, 1969

This past Olympic season, we were all wowed by numbers. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Tolga Bat Hospital

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is the Tolga Bat Hospital. Located in Australia, this organization aims to protect bats and their habitats, educate the public about bats, research conservation practices, and more. Learn all about this great program in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below!

Youth Crime Watch: A Global Movement Dedicated To Protecting Young People

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December 31, 1969

Youth Crime Watch is a global movement that for over 30 years has been dedicated to establishing youth-led crime prevention and leadership programs in the United States and around the world.

Youth dialogue, classroom - Volunteer Global more»

Guest Post: Volunteering At Nursing Homes For Seniors And Children--A Rewarding Experience!

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December 31, 1969

Today’s article is brought to you by Tom Hopkins. Tom is Editor in Chief for Minds Abroad, your informed counselor for study abroad and travel programs in China. Learn Mandarin in China and enrich your cross-cultural experience. more»

Weekend Roundup: August 31, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Hello all, and happy Friday! Let's catch up on this week's news and events:

AnnouncementsVolunteering in Appalachia - Volunteer Global

Our photo contest is finished--check out the winning photos on our Facebook page! more»

Volunteering In Appalachia: Providing A Beautiful American Region With Social, Economic, And Educational Assistance

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December 31, 1969

So you want to have an adventurous volunteer experience—and you’re probably visiting Volunteer Global right now because you want to go abroad. After all, there are many places throughout the world that are both unique and need the attention of volunteers so badly.

Appalachia mountain range - Volunteer Global more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Work And Volunteer Abroad (WAVA)

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December 31, 1969

Congratulations to WAVA, Volunteer Global's Travel Buddy of the Week! With sustainable programs worldwide, WAVA provides amazing gap year, career break, volunteer, internship, and work abroad options. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below:

Volunteering For Search And Rescue: How To Get Started And What’s Involved

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December 31, 1969

Last spring, I had the pleasure of spending a week in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to do some hiking and camping. It was beautiful—I had thoroughly underestimated the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. As I woke each morning in the sleepy tent, that the air could be so crisp in the campground and yet so milky and vaporous in the mountains above me. more»

Motorcyclist Killed in Three-Vehicle Washington Township Crash

1 year 33 weeks ago

Motorcyclist Killed in Three-Vehicle Washington Township Crash - PSP Montoursville say a New Cumberland man was killed following a crash on Route 44. Trooper Daniel Kozak said on Aug. 23, Kenneth L. Bolinger, 67, was traveling southbound, negotiating a right curve on that highway when his vehicle entered into the opposing traffic lane. more»

Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 5: Pinterest

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the final installment of series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers through social networking! more»

Weekend Roundup: August 24, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Welcome to another Weekend Roundup--we hope you're having a fantastic Friday!

AnnouncementsOccupational volunteering - chalk drawing, Volunteer Global

Our photo contest is still underway! Check out our newest submissions and add yours today. more»

Sintra, Portugal: A City Of Unique Adventures

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December 31, 1969

Just a short train ride from the capital Lisbon, Sintra, Portugal offers tourists, backpackers, academics, and volunteers alike unique opportunities to see the beauty of Portugal from outside the city’s capital.Sintra, Portugal - Volunteer Global more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Oyster Worldwide

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is Oyster Worldwide. With programs in 13 different countries, Oyster Worldwide offers comprehensive gap year and career break volunteer experiences. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below!

All About Occupational And Professional Volunteering

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December 31, 1969

For most people, volunteering abroad provides the opportunity to do something outside of their normal day-to-day work. However, many nonprofits and NGOs find that in addition to the normal volunteer duties, they need professional help to make up for their usually overworked staff and low budget. more»

Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 4: LinkedIn

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the fourth of our five-part series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers online! more»

Weekend Roundup: August 17, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, all! We've got some great stuff to share from this week, so let's get started:Victoria Falls Conservation Program - Worldwide Experience - Volunteer Global more»

Lock Haven Man Jailed After Multiple Charges in Piatt Township Incident

1 year 35 weeks ago

Lock Haven Man Jailed After Multiple Charges in Piatt Township Incident - A 35-year-old man is jailed on charges of allegedly trespassing, resisting arrest and fleeing and eluding police following an incident last week in Piatt Township. more»

Big Mistakes Students Make In Choosing A Major—And How Volunteering Abroad Can Help

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December 31, 1969

Like most students, I went to college with only vague ideas of what I wanted for my future. At best, I knew what I was good at and figured that I could work to get better at it. At worst, I had no idea what I was passionate about or what I could dedicate myself to for the rest of my life. more»

Travel Buddy Of The Week: Mercy Ships

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December 31, 1969

This week's Featured Travel Buddy is Mercy Ships. This global charity has operated since 1978 and is one of the most well-known volunteer based charities worldwide. For more than 30 years, Mercy Ships has operated hospital ships in developing countries, providing medical services to those who need it. Learn more in our newest 60 Seconds To Serve video below! more»

All About Needle Exchange Programs And How To Help

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December 31, 1969

Needle exchange programs, also known as needle and syringe programs or syringe exchange programs, are (depending on region of the world) programs afforded by non-profit organizations, governments, and hospitals that allow drug users to obtain needles and other injection equipment at little or no cost—typically with the user exchanging dirty, used, contaminated needles for clean, sterile ones. more»

Using Social Networks To Recruit, Retain, And Engage Volunteers, Part 3: Twitter

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December 31, 1969

Welcome the third of our five-part series on recruiting, retaining, and engaging volunteers through social networking! more»

Weekend Roundup: August 10, 2012

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December 31, 1969

Happy Friday, all--we hope you had a fantastic week! Check out the links below for announcements, stories, and new stuff from our Travel Buddies--and have a great weekend! more»

All About Volunteering For Historic Preservation

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December 31, 1969

Historic preservation is a commonly used buzzword in the realm of volunteering that includes a great variety of different tasks and endeavors. more»

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